Taste of summer; Chief Elliott fires back

Bryan's Friday forecast

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Good morning, Region 8. It’s Friday, May 17.

Weather Headlines

Our summer preview continues today with very warm and dry weather across Region 8.

We began Friday with clear skies but mid-level clouds are moving in.

Temperatures are near 70 with light southwest wind.

Expect highs near 90 with lows in the mid and upper 60s.

Shower and thunderstorms chances will increase Saturday night into Sunday.

Meteorologist Bryan McCormick has your full forecast coming up at the top of the hour. Watch LIVE.

Making News

Police chief speaks out against claims about the department’s lack of transparency

One person was hospitalized Thursday night when a train collided with a vehicle.

For the first time since one of his officer’s shot a K9, Chief Rick Elliott speaks out against claims his police department is not transparent.

For 39 years, Tina Golden has taught special education at Valley View Junior High School. On Thursday, she was named the KAIT Teacher of the Year.

Grumpy Cat, the cranky-looking feline, has died.

Destiny Quinn and Tiffany Neely will have those stories and more coming up in the 6 o’clock hour of Good Morning Region 8. Watch LIVE.

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